7 CHILDREN SUFFOCATE TO DEATH IN MUBENDE

Police in Mubende district are investigating circumstances under which 7 children aged between 1 and 12 years reportedly suffocated to death in a tent. The incident is said to have happened in Rwenkabi village Kitenga Sub county Mubende district, when the minors took shelter from an evening drizzle in a tent with a burning charcoal stove. Racheal Kawala, the Wamala region police spokesperson tells hsc that the tent had been erected on a piece of land hired for cultivation which belongs to a one Mohamed. Kawala says the children’s death was reported to police this morning by a one Bruno Yiga a concerned resident from Kisenyi-Kipopo village One minor however survived and is recuperating at Mubende hospital where the bodies have been taken for a postmortem. Kawala says investigations into the incident are ongoing. By Juliet Nalwooga

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